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  • Lead author, Vijaya Musini
    One of the earliest Cochrane Reviews on high blood pressure was first published in 1998, investigating treatments for the elderly. It was substantively updated for a second time in June 2019 and we asked the lead author, Vijaya Musini, from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada to tell us about the evidence.High blood pressure or...
    23 September 2019
  • Pre-Colloquium Events
    The two days prior to the official 2019 Cochrane Colloquium Scientific Program will see some exciting pre-Colloquium events!Starting off Colloquium festivities on Sunday, October 20, is the Student Satellite Event. Hosted and sponsored by the University of Valparaíso, this Satellite event will feature a wide range of international speakers,...
    18 September 2019
  • Cochrane seeks new Co-ordinating Editor – flexible location
    Specifications: Hours tbc
    Location: Flexible
    Application Closing Date: 30 September 2019 (12 Midnight GMT)The Cochrane IBD Group is looking to appoint one or more new Co-ordinating Editors to provide leadership of the Group. The IBD Group is part of the Cochrane Abdomen & Endocrine Network. This is an important opportunity to lead...
    18 September 2019
  • Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global community. Connect with Cochrane Groups across the world through the Cochrane International Mobility programme!The Cochrane International Mobility programme builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving...
    16 September 2019
  • Evidence Synthesis - What is it and why do we need it?
    We encounter Evidence Syntheses on an almost day-to-day basis, but do we know what it is and why we need it?Cochrane Ireland and Evidence Synthesis Ireland aims to build knowledge, awareness, and capacity in the methods used to gather and build evidence (known as evidence synthesis) and using it effectively to inform health and healthcare...
    13 September 2019
  • Podcast: Effects of starting antiretroviral therapy within one week of diagnosis on people living with HIV
    Among the dozens of Cochrane Reviews of various treatments for people with HIV or AIDS, are some that look more at how the treatments should be used, rather than the treatments themselves. One of these examines the timing of the start of treatment, and it was published in June 2019. Lead author, Alberto Mateo from the Liverpool School of Tropical...
    13 September 2019
  • Cochrane Clinical Answers
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    12 September 2019
  • Angela Aldin, Research Associate, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany
    Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is one of the most common haematological malignancies in young adults and, with cure rates of 90%, has become curable for the majority of individuals. Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging tool used to monitor a tumour’s metabolic activity, stage and progression. Interim PET during chemotherapy has been posited as...
    11 September 2019
  • Colloquium Scientific Program at a glance
    Cochrane Chile is thrilled to present highlights of this year’s Scientific Program! Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together hundreds of clinicians, health professionals, policy makers, researchers, patients, consumers and others to discuss and learn about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This...
    11 September 2019
  • The Global Evidence Summit 2021 will be held in October at O2 Universum, the brand new Multifunctional Cultural and Congress Centre in beautiful historic Prague
     Cochrane, JBI, Campbell Collaboration and Guidelines International Network are excited to announce the host of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) 2021 is the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT). The Cochrane geographic Centre is a leading national umbrella institution for evidence-based healthcare...
    11 September 2019


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